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Monday, 4 June 2018

Newsletter (Summer 2018)

The Society's Summer 2018 Newsletter (NL186) has been issued for a few weeks now so that plenty of notice is given to members of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, to be held at Hill Farm, Gestingthorpe on Saturday 9 June 2018.  Gestingthorpe has its association with the Oates family, and Captain Oates on Scott's ill-fated polar expedition of 1912. On The Antique Roadshow last evening (BBC 1 3.6.18) someone brought along buttons, an ice-pick and compass purported to have been owned by Oates.  A digression.

In this edition is focus on the movement of the brass to Thomas Satpel, a London B style brass, from the redundant church at Sutton to Rochford. A celebration will be held at St Andrew's Church, Rochford, on Saturday 14 July 2.00-4.00pm to which all are invited.

Items this time include:
- From the President, being the final contribution from Adrian Corder-Birch before he steps down from office after the three-year term
- Monumental Brass Society saves Thomas Stapel
- Report on Roman Cremation Vessel Funded
- ESAH, Froste and Mosaic all at Roman Circus House, Colchester
- EAH Transactions Seeks to Publish More History
- William Burges' Work at Waltham Abbey
- A Whale at Wivenhoe
- Wivenhoe High Street 100 Years Ago
- The Diary of an Ejected Minister: Revd. Frances Chandler of Theydon Garnon
- The Courage of an Essex Tailor: William Chieveling 
- Life off Earth and the Rector of Orsett 1638
- The Peasants' Revolt
- Potins
- Apples and Orchards in Essex
- Award for Essex Journal
- Accuracy of OS Surveyors' Map
- European Route of Industrial Heritage (ERIH)
- Events in Essex
- Obituary: Jean Hewitt 1924-2018
- Gifts to Essex Record Office
- Book Reviews: The Parish Atlas of England - An Atlas of English Parish Boundaries 

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